April 12, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
dome /ˈdoʊm/ noun
dome
/ˈdoʊm/
noun

plural domes

The dome of the Boedel Conservatory in Vancouver
The dome of the Boedel Conservatory in Vancouver
Learner's definition of DOME

[count]

1 : a large rounded roof or ceiling that is shaped like half of a ball

  • the dome of the Capitol building

  • the church's high dome

2 : a structure that looks like the dome of a building

  • a dome of ice

3 : a stadium that is covered by a roof

  • The team's new stadium is a dome.

4 informal : a person's head

  • He wears a hat to protect his bald dome from the summer sun.

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